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Quality Control Technician


Posted Friday, July 7, 2023

Posting ID: JP-003888938

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Buffalo, NY
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Quality Control Technician


• Conduct quality audits once a month at required mill operations. Develop processes to reduce costs while maintaining or improving product quality.

• Provide a knowledgeable outlet to production and manufacturing personnel with regard to customer requirements to assure a quality product is produced at minimum cost. Report discrepancies in procedures or practices to the Quality Manager, who thereby investigates problems and implements solutions.

• Assist in directing production personnel in obtaining proper samples for lab testing. Analyze the results of such tests conducted in the Strand Lab and Physical Lab.

• Write SMR’s to minimize manufacturing delays and keep shifts informed of coil status. Establish coil defect history. Obtain all necessary supporting documentation including level 2 data, in-process data, final product data, gauge charts, coil history, etc. for process Engineers and Quality Manager.

• Monitor all lab solutions with lab technicians to ensure compliance.

• Re-direct substandard metals that do not meet customer specifications. Responsible for all quality calls throughout the Copper Mill and Connector depts. where applicable.

• Provide pertinent factual information to operators and helpers as to the standard product quality requirements in order to achieve quality requirements and maintain a quality-educated workforce.

• Advise lab technicians and various hourly employees on various quality issues that need to be addressed. Fills in for lab technicians when needed. Assist other internal customers with quality related problems/solutions as required.

• Advise personnel that any products or processes not conforming to requirements will be communicated immediately to the Quality Manager.

• Review 24HH board, Q-hold board, View Packages screen each shift to assist in obtaining samples and dispositioning product.

• Has the authority to stop production to correct quality issues.


Chemistry, Hplc, Laboratory, Gmp, Quality control, Analytical chemistry, Wet chemistry

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• AAS in a technical discipline and 2 years related work experience required

• Bachelor’s Degree in Material Science or Metallurgical Engineering preferred

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

Contact Information


The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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